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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Torpediniformes
Family: Narcinidae Numbfishes

Genus: Benthobatis

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4 species
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Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Benthobatis kreffti Rincón, Stehmann & Vooren, 2001

Photo by Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Benthobatis kreffti
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Western Central Atlantic.
Max. Length 50 cm WD
Benthobatis marcida Bean & Weed, 1909

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Benthobatis marcida
[Blind torpedo]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 39.2 cm TL
Benthobatis moresbyi Alcock, 1898

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Benthobatis moresbyi
[Dark blind ray]
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Max. Length 21.5 cm TL

 
Benthobatis yangi
[Taiwanese blind electric ray]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Benthobatis kreffti Southwest Atlantic 30 TL 2001
Benthobatis marcida Blind torpedo Western Central Atlantic. 50 WD 1909
Benthobatis moresbyi Dark blind ray Indian Ocean 39.2 TL 1898
Benthobatis yangi Taiwanese blind electric ray Northwest Pacific 21.5 TL 2003



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